You will need
- blade, steel wire of diameter 2 mm, file
Before starting work, be sure to disconnect the ground wire from the battery, to protect yourself from electric shock while carrying out these works. Then disconnect the ignition lock cylinder. To do this, take a small blade or any other sharp object and carefully pry the bezel of the ignition. Remove it and set aside.
After that, insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the first position. Next, find a small piece of steel wire with a diameter of about 2 mm and bend it in the shape of the letter "P". With a file grind the ends of the wire on the inner side at an angle of about 70 degrees. Paste the design into the grooves located on both sides of the lock, and push the wire. This will allow you to squeeze the clips that hold the cylinder.
Then disconnect the lower part of the instrument trim panel on the driver side. Disconnect lock electric connector, pre-noting its original position. Remember that on models fitted with diesel engines, it is necessary to mark also the vacuum hoses and disconnect them.
If you have a car with an automatic transmission, don't forget to Unscrew the wire that is connected to the ignition switch. Then slightly loosen the screw securing the ignition lock and press the lock pin. Next remove the ignition lock from the steering column. Ensure that throughout the process the key was in the first position.
During the installation watch carefully that the locking pin necessarily stood in the hole of the steering column, and only then tighten the screw, which is designed for fastening. Pay attention to correct connection of the electrical connector.
Advice 2: How to remove rear view mirror on a Mercedes
Car mirror often suffer when in contact with obstacles and other cars. And Mercedes is no exception. Damaged mirror rear view , you need to repair or replace with a new one. In the first place – to remove it.
For removing mirrors with manual adjustment to loosen the bracket adjustment knob of a mirror and remove the handle. With the inside of the door remove the mirror pad. To do this, unplug the upper part, slide the cover plate up and remove it from the door. Remove the three screws attaching the mirror itself and remove the mirror. Remove the rubber gasket that sits between the mirrorm and the door. If the gasket is damaged, replace it with a new one. When installing the mirror, proceed in reverse order. The backlash in the adjustment mechanism of the mirror is eliminated by tightening the screw located near the handle adjustment.
To remove the mirror with electric actuator remove the trim from the inside of the door as in claim 1. Unscrew the screw holding the mirror electrical connector and disconnect the connector. Unscrewing the screws of the mirror, remove it from the door. Do not forget to remove and check the condition of rubber gasket between the mirrorm and the door. The installation, perform the steps in reverse order.
For removing the mirror glass, rotate the glass so that its inner side is the maximum drowned herself in the mirror housing. In other words, click on the mirror glass inside forward. Insert a plastic or wooden wedge between the housing and the mirror glass. Carefully remove the mirror glass. Please note: the mirror glass is glued to the motor. So caution when removing will not break the glass. In the presence of a heated mirror, disconnect the electrical connectors from the heating element of the mirror. When removing the mirror glass opens the possibility of lifting the engine adjust the mirror.
On older model Mercedes can be found outside mount mirrors to the door on the three bolts. For its removal fold the mirror back, Unscrew the bolts and pull the mirror housing out. At the same screwdriver to press down lightly on the spring bracket holding the mirror. After removing the mirror housing, the spring in the upper part of the glass out of gear. Disconnect the heated mirror.